Developing the API Mindset
Developing the API Mindset
Preparing Your Business for Private, Partner, and Public APIs
About the Book
Nordic APIs will be donating all proceeds from this e-book as well as our latest one to the Salvation Army in Stockholm. They’re doing a great job helping the homeless in that city, and we’re happy to be supporting their efforts.
- Forward: Developing the API Mindset
- How to use this E-book
- Definitions – An API by any Other Name
- Introduction: Choosing Between Private, Partner and Public APIs
- 1.1 Overview: Why Start with Private APIs
- 1.2 Business Benefits of Private APIs
- 1.3 Private API Challenges: When a Private API is Not Private
- 1.4 Case Study: Bisnode
- 1.5 Reflections
- 2.1 Overview: Building a Successful Partner API Strategy
- 2.2 Business Benefits of Partner APIs
- 2.3 Partner API Challenges: User Authentication to Manage External Access to Data
- 2.4 Case Study: LEGO
- 2.5 Reflections
- 3.1 Overview: Building a Platform and Ecosystem with Public APIs
- 3.2 Business Benefits of Public APIs
- 3.3 Public API Challenges
- 3.4 Case Study: Podio
- 3.5 Reflections
- 4.1 Conclusion: The Roadmap from Private to Public APIs
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